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2000 Jul 27
rh62 suid files use them on Linux? Maybe these should be extras ... (maybe they are needed by POSIX or something similar). What is /usr/bin/sperl5.00503 (suidperl) being used for? Why this doesn''t have a manpage? Is it necessary? According to glibc documentation /usr/libexec/pt_chown doesn''t need to be setuid nor is not used at all on RH6.2 (see /usr/doc/glibc-2.1.3/INSTALL), why does RH6.2 ships it setuid root? Does /sbin/netreport need root setgid bit? I could not find it being used somewhere by regular users for any good reasons ... Have a...
2008 Jan 14
FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-08:01.pty
...5-RELEASE-p18) CVE Name: CVE-2008-0216, CVE-2008-0217 For general information regarding FreeBSD Security Advisories, including descriptions of the fields above, security branches, and the following sections, please visit <URL:>. I. Background pt_chown is a setuid root support utility used by grantpt(3) to change ownership of a tty. openpty(3) is a support function in libutil which is used to obtain a pseudo-terminal. script(1) is a utility which makes a typescript of everything printed on a terminal. II. Problem Description Two issues exist...